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Psychology Sneak Peek for Underrepresented Students

The Psychology Sneak Peek is a great opportunity for traditionally underrepresented students considering a PhD in psychology to attend a preview weekend at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Participating students […]... More>


Observation

Well-Being May Influence Altruism

Exceptionally altruistic acts — such as donating a kidney to a stranger — are more common in areas where people report higher levels of well-being, according to a study led by Georgetown University researchers. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall and David G. Myers on coaching students on mindfulness techniques and the question of whether people are we essentially selfish or altruistic. ... More>


Science: U.S. presidents are becoming more narcissistic over time


Holiday Travelers Take Note: Scientists Explore Roadway Aggression

It’s that time of year – the time to gather with family and friends, to celebrate another year…to spend hours in a car dealing with pent-up roadway aggression? ... More>